>> november 28, 1973, five american designers and five french designers were called together to create a fund raiser and restore versailles that was falling apart. it turned into a fashion smack down because the ego got on stage, they had $30,000 and the americans did not have as much money. it turned into the birth of american won re -- runway. african-american models changed the game. they used music, dance, effervescence to create something the french had not seen before. it was the birthplace of american fashion on that day. tavis: talk about what they were trying to restore and why they thought fashion was the answer? >> is needed about $60 million.